It’s another busy week of new additions on Netflix, which sees all six seasons of This Is Us arrive. There’s also Kevin Hart’s latest film, an excellent new Australian drama, more One Piece, and incredible action from the world of Tennis.
Before we dive into the best movies and series list, you may wonder what’s new on Netflix. You can find our full roundup here or an archive of all the latest releases over the past few years via our New on Netflix hub.
Here are the best new movies and TV shows added to Netflix this week;
One Piece: Egghead Arc (Weekly)
New Episodes: TBA (Weekly)
Genre: Anime, Action, Adventure | Runtime: 25 Minutes
Cast: Mayumi Tanaka, Akemi Okamura, Kazuya Nakai, Kappei Yamaguchi, Hiroaki Hirata
In a surprising turn of events, the latest arc of One Piece, Egg Island, will be on Netflix weekly starting January 13th, 2024.
After the dramatic events on Wano, Luffy and Straw Hat Pirates set sail once more as they journey to Egghead Island, the home of the world’s greatest scientist, Dr. Vegapunk!
Lift (2024) N
Director: F. Gary Gray
Genre: Action, Adventure | Runtime: 106 Minutes
Cast: Kevin Hart, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Vincent D’Onofrio, Úrsula Corberó, Billy Magnussen
Kevin Hart has found a lucrative home on Netflix, starring in his fourth original movie to date after Fatherhood, The Man from Toronto, and Me Time.
A world-class thief and his band of experts take on the most daring heist imaginable, stealing half a billion dollars in gold from the vault of a plane flying 40,000 feet in the air.
Boy Swallows Universe (Limited Series) N
New Episodes: 7
Genre: Drama, Mystery | Runtime: 56 Minutes
Cast: Travis Fimmel, Phoebe Tonkin, Simon Baker, Felix Cameron, Lee Tiger Halley
Australian dramas have grown increasingly popular on Netflix over the past few years, and without a doubt, Boy Swallows Universe is up there with the best of them. Don’t sleep on the series this weekend, and make sure to watch an episode or two.
A family is torn apart by the actions of a local drug lord, leading to a brother old beyond his years and his mute brother on a suburban odyssey in 1980s Brisbane.
Sonic Prime (Season 3) N
New Episodes: 7
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure | Runtime: 22 Minutes
Cast: Deven Mack, Ashleigh Ball, Brian Drummond, Vincent Tong, Kazumi Evans
Arguably one of the best shows since the days of Sonic Underground, fans of the Sonic franchise will be sad to see the end of Sonic Prime.
A pivotal season awaits as Sonic battles Nine to save reality as we know it, but is ready to make the ultimate sacrifice?
Break Point (Season 2) N
New Episodes: 6
Genre: Documentary, Sport | Runtime: 45 Minutes
From the studio that brought you F1: Drive to Survive, we return to the world of professional tennis as the world’s best battle it out on the court worldwide, starting at the Australian Open, the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events.
This Is Us (Season 6)
New Episodes: 106
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance | Runtime: 45 Minutes
Cast: Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley
Netflix is on a licensing spree. One after the other, major networks are now licensing some of their most popular programs to the streaming service. This past week has seen the addition of all six seasons of NBC’s beloved drama This Is Us.
The story of a family told during two different periods of their lives, first in the early days of Jack and Rebecca’s marriage and the birth of their triplets, to many years later with the triplets fully grown and the baggage resulted from their upbringing.
Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (2018)
Director: Peter Rida Michail, Aaron Horvath
Genre: Comedy | Runtime: 84 Minutes
Cast: Scott Menville, Greg Cipes, Tara Strong, Khary Payton, Hynden Walch
A surprisingly funny and charming watch that all of the family can enjoy.
After being left out of the superhero movie craze, the teenage superhero group Teen Titans takes matters into their own hands to boost their fame by making Slade, aka Deathstroke, their archnemesis.
What have you been watching on Netflix this week? Let us know in the comments below!